The lemon tree (Citrus limonum) is originally from the India, reaches a maximum height of 6 metres, with perennial leaves and small white flowers with a tiny pink touch known as hazards that give a beautiful visual image and sweetly fragrant smell. The fruit contains good dose of vitamins A, B and C, with their juice prepares a drink known as Lemonade which is one of the more popular in the world for its deliciously fresh taste that everyone likes, in addition to the easy and economical that its preparation is. Highly related to the lime oil (Citrus aurantifolia) and bergamot (Citrus bergamia) lemon essential oil has a scent familiar to all with refreshing, clean and toning hue very similar to the smell of the fresh fruit. Due to high temperatures could destroy part of its aroma characteristic, the method of obtaining the essential oil is by means of cold pressing of the shell of fresh lemons already that this process will preserve most of their qualities and properties. Aromatherapy although this oil mostly has been used as a fragrant component soaps, cosmetics, toilet waters and perfumes as well as flavoring of beverages alchoholicas and soft drinks, is, in fact one of essential oils of greater bactericide capacity that exist which gives you a high potential within the aromatherapy clinic. It has traditionally been very popular in Spain and other European countries as a curalotodo especially to treat fevers and infectious diseases for its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.
Dr. Valnet established that the essential oil of lemon in vaporizers or diffusers is capable of eliminating the aerus Staphylococcus, the typhoid Bacillus, the pneumococcus bacterium that causes tuberculosis. By their ability to clarify ideas, improve concentration and help in decision-making is known also as the rational oil, says that in Japan it is used in diffusers in banks so that employees reduce their mistakes to the work. Lemon essential oil is excellent for counteracting the medicinal aroma of some oils such as Tea Tree and eucalyptus to combine them with a mixture of aroma-producing more pleasant and clean.